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Community Celebrates Crossing Guard On His 80th Birthday

October 28, 2019

Alec Childress, a crossing guard in Wilmette, Illinois, just received the sweetest surprise.

Crossing Guard Group Picture

Over 100 children, parents, family members, and church friends gathered to celebrate Alec on his 80th birthday.

Happy birthday Alec

They even got him a birthday present—a street sign to mark the spot where he has served as a crossing guard for 14 years. 

Alec's Corner Sign

He has clearly made a mark on the community, and it’s so wonderful to see how they came together to celebrate and thank him.

Photos from ABC News.

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